C&H Glassworks(credit: C&H Glassworks)
People choose their home decor for a variety of reasons: to make their house more cozy, to express their personality and to design a sanctuary in which they can escape the every day, to name a few. While there are plenty of stores in which you can purchase home decor, many of them offer standard run-of-the-mill decor. Hand blown glass decorations stand out, and many of them can serve as conversation starters. If you’re in the market for a beautiful piece of art that accentuates your personality and fits in with your decor, then check out one of the following stores or galleries.
Blake Street Glass Studio
3433 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-1072
www.blakestreetglass.com

Blake Street Glass Studio opened in 1979, and its artists have been perfecting their techniques in hand blown glass ever since. The studio hosts events, such as glass blowing demonstrations, in which people can learn about the art behind the decorations. Its gallery has many ornaments and other decorations available for purchase, and you can also inquire about commissioning a sculptural piece on the company’s website. Artists from Blake Street Glass Studio often showcase and sell pieces at festivals around the country, so check out the website to see where you can find exquisite custom pieces.

Fire Studio
1550 W. Evans, Unit F
Denver, CO 80223
(303) 907-5837
www.firestudiodenver.com

Whether you want to shop at a gallery to find ready-made pieces for your home or you want to learn the art of glassblowing for yourself, you can do it at Fire Studio. The studio offers classes and other events, and also has a gallery in which you can purchase pieces of hand blown art. Classes start at $175 for beginners and are available to people of varying ability. This is a perfect way to express your personal style while learning a new skill and being creative for a day.

Made In Colorado
4840 W. 29th Ave.
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7343
www.madeincolorado.com

Located in the Highlands, Made in Colorado features gifts from artists all over the state. Its collection includes hand blown glass ornaments from various artists, which change based on the season. Along with hand blown glass, the store also features etched glass and wood pieces, each with a Colorado feel. Its pieces offer a way in which to bring the mountains into your home while supporting local artisans. With several types of decor and other items in one shop, this store is perfect for those with eclectic taste.

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C&H Glassworks
11354 W. 13th Ave., Unit 6
Lakewood, CO 80215
(303) 274-0643
www.chglassworks.com

With classes available for those who want to learn glassblowing, as well as a gallery and shop with many different decorations, C&H Glassworks has all of your needs covered. Its artists create intricate pieces that are colorful and interesting and will add a pop to any room in your home. The gallery has many items available, including ornaments, vases and pieces that you can hang on your wall. If interested, you can also contact the artists to commission a specially made piece. If you want to make your own piece of art, check out one of the classes at the studio.

Bella Glass Studios
3950 Wynkoop St.
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 462-4221
www.bellaglassstudios.com

Its location in the RiNo district puts Bella Glass Studios in an up and coming arts area in Denver. The studio offers classes, supplies for glass artists and private parties in which you can make your own decorations. With paint your own pottery classes, you can choose your own piece and customize it to your liking, or you can learn the art of glass blowing for yourself. Bella Glass Studios also offers classes in stained glass for those who’d like to add a personal touch to their home.

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Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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